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Republicans and Mad Max

Charles SWVA Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 2:21 PM
Obama and Geitner wish only to make Repugnanticans look stupid and they get a lot of help from the Repugnants. Go consititutional on the Da$$e$. Article 1 Section 7 Clause 1: All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills. Article 1 Section 8 Clause 7: No Money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law; . . . Repugs: prepare a budget like you want it and send it to the Senate. Have 1 response to every question and/or statement from wherever; "We have sent a budget to the Senate and we await their conference action. We will sign no more CRs." Repeat, repeat, repeat. This cuts Obama out
The incomparable Walter Russell Mead, writing in the American Interest, offered a glimpse into the coming dystopia:

"Things are getting worse in San Bernardino. The city filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, but its financial situation has continued to deteriorate. And now with what promises to be a heated court battle over payments to the state pension fund in the offing, further cuts are likely.

"Things are getting so bad that at a recent city council meeting, the city attorney advised residents to 'lock their doors and load their guns' because the city could no longer afford to keep up...